Skip to main content

About your Search

20131101
20131130
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3 (some duplicates have been removed)
wealth. >> steve levy with me now. this was a question we were asking throughout the sort of the three-years of the economic -- of the struggling economic recovery starting in 2010, 11 and 12. here we are nearly at the end of 13, corporate profits are up, they're sitting on cash. what's the excuse now? >> first of all, chuck, after that run of numbers i have a job for you at cnbc as an economics reporter. >> thank you, sir. >> really well done. we don't know why they're sitting on cash. one reason is uncertainty about the outlook is particularly mentioned by a lot of top ceos. plus you're in a world right now of a lot of excess capacity. you can find that excess capacity in some of those numbers you gave. there's excess capacity in labor and that you see in the unemployment rate and the number of long-term unemployed. there's also excess capacity in factories and in plant and equipment. another thing you have is you have -- >> let me stop you there. excess capacity basically is economic english for -- >> too much stuff. >> also automation, right? >> that's potentially one source. reall
if there is no other option simply to send a message to constituents and the white house. other democrats like steve cohen had been blunter, calling the controversy over keeping existing plans the last straw. this is what cohen told nbc news. sometimes they, referring to the white house, take us for granted. we are fighting for this. they need to come up with something where many of us will support the upton bill. a senior house democratic staffer estimated to politico that the number could be anywhere from 20, the usual, when there is conservative democrats who vote to 100 depending on the circumstances. it's clear whether the white house likes it or not, they will have to let democrats in congress make the fix. they can't do it themselves. the trust is just not there. democrats need their pound of flesh on this one. democrats are telling the white house this. we need to be on the record and registering anger with how the roll out has gone so far. we have been with the white house and we are on the ballot next year, not president obama. don't be surprised if the white house endorses something. mayb
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3 (some duplicates have been removed)